Extreme health makeover: Restaurant edition

Cobe, Patricia
March 2006
FoodService Director;3/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, Special Section p11
Trade Publication
This article reports on the makeover of Jefferson, a high-end contemporary American restaurant, to the Jefferson Grill casual Asian bistro following the heart-attack suffered by chef-owner Simpson Wong as of March 2006. When Simpson Wong opened Jefferson in New York City, the plan was an upscale restaurant where he could showcase French technique and luxurious ingredients. Following the heart-attack, Jefferson became Jefferson Grill, with an Asian menu featuring grilled, stir-fried and sautéed items.


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